CATEGORY: Archaeology
World’s Oldest Monument to Receive a Multi-Million Dollar Investment
January 27, 2016

A new project has allocated more than $15 million to preserve and promote Göbekli Tepe, an 11,000-year-old Turkish monument believe to be the world’s first temple. Read More

Researchers May Be Closer to Solving Ancient Inca Mystery
January 6, 2016

Archaeologists hope a recently discovered stash of khipu, a system of strings and knots used by the ancient Inca civilization, will help them decode this mysterious mode of information storage. Read More

This Year in HISTORY: 2015
December 30, 2015

As we close the book on 2015, take a look back at some of the remarkable stories that made history this year. Read More

Palmyra Arch That Survived ISIS Will Be Recreated in New York and London
December 28, 2015

The entrance arch of the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel in Palmyra, Syria, will be replicated using the world’s largest 3D printer and erected in Trafalgar Square and Times Square. Read More

Viking Treasure Trove Unearthed from English Field
December 11, 2015

A hoard of 1,100-year-old silver coins and Viking jewelry discovered by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector could rewrite English history. Read More

8-Year-Old Aspiring Indiana Jones Finds Ancient Artifact
December 2, 2015

An 8-year-old Israeli boy with dreams of becoming a real-life Indiana Jones has discovered a 3,000-year-old relic from an ancient biblical city. Read More

Archaeologists Unearth “Greek Pompeii” in Sicily
November 10, 2015

Much like at Pompeii, archaeologists uncovering the ancient Greek city of Selinunte have found a once-thriving metropolis frozen in time. Read More

Michigan Farmer Digs Up Woolly Mammoth Bones in Field
October 7, 2015

A Michigan farmer reaped a startling harvest last week when he unearthed the partial skeleton of a prehistoric mammoth in his wheat field. Read More

Medieval Skeleton Rises from Grave With Uprooted Tree
September 17, 2015

When a violent storm toppled a 215-year-old tree in Ireland, a creepy surprise was discovered entangled in its roots. Read More

British Police Warn “Nighthawks” to Stay Away From Hadrian’s Wall
February 13, 2015

Authorities say “nighthawking,” or illegal metal detecting, near the ancient Roman fortification known as Hadrian’s Wall is destroying Britain’s national heritage. Read More